This bright yellow Hibiscus is a mood booster! Sprinkles of dew lay gleaming on the pedals. Too bad they only last for a day! Day 17 – Squares – “Bright” Click the panel below to visit Becky’s site and the April Squares Photo Challenge… Continue Reading “SQUARES – Bright Yellow”
The Black-crowned Night-Heron is a resident to medium-distance migrant. There are populations that don’t migrate at and stay in the same area year-round or will travel short distances.
Modern and bright, this chandelier hangs in the waiting room at my chiropractor’s office. I was sitting there thinking about the upcoming squares and looked up.
Hooded Mergansers are resident to medium distance migrants in North America. Florida gets them in the late winter, but they don’t breed in our state.
The American Oystercatcher is a strange looking bird to me but is one of the most recognized. With its bright orange beak and red and yellow eyes, they stand out on our beaches as they scour the sand for shellfish (clams, oysters and other saltwater molluscs) which is their exclusive diet.
Limpkins are brown and white birds with a very loud piercing call. They are a tropical wetland bird that resembles herons and egrets, however they are more closely related to rails and cranes.
bright spot in the sky during sunset over the St. John’s River in Jacksonville, Florida.
The Belted Kingfisher is a large stocky fish-eating bird with a high pitched call. They are blue-gray and white, however the female has a chestnut colored band around the belly and along the flanks that are not evident in the male.
This sunflower is special because it was the only one to come up just a few months after its owner passed away.
The Florida Scrub-Jay can only be found in…you guessed it….Florida. They have a flat untufted head similar to the California Scrub-Jay.